Mothering May 08 2016

“Mother” is a noun. The word doesn’t actually say anything about a person except for their place in genealogy. 

The verb “to mother” is much more powerful. How we nurture our children not only shapes their lives but also how they learn to live – to care, love, respond and give back to the world, affecting us all, including future generations.

Mothering is a gift. We expect it from our biological/adopted mothers and, sometimes, fathers. But it can also be given by a sister, an aunt, a cousin, a friend, a brother, a teacher, a grandparent, a neighbour -  anyone trustworthy and willing to step into the empty space when needed. 

Bless you each and every one. Happy Mothering Day.  

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